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Jacob Lawrence: The Inspired Artist

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BC: This book is about an inspired artist in the 1920's named Jacob Lawrence!

FC: Jacob Lawrence: The Inspired Artist | By: Nick Figgins, Abbey Esslinger, Cameron Spieles

1: Born: Sept. 7, 1917 | Born in Atlantic City, NJ | Artist | Jacob Lawrence

2: Childhood Memories: | -Moved to Harlem when he was 13 -Went to a Community daycare after school -Was one of the first artists trained in Harlem -Got a scholarship

3: Struggles in His Job: | A lot of white people didn't like his paintings because people saw what was bad happening in his life. He was also always teased at school.

4: Cultural Icons he could relate to: | Piccasso and Andy Warhol because the painted what they felt and are now famous.

5: Influenced By Childhood: | In Harlem there was a lot of artistic and cultural life. Also there was a lot of discrimination during that time.

6: My favorite painting: | There was no favorite painting of mine. He really enjoyed every single one of them.

7: Effect on Generation: | I had a big effect because I showed what my beliefs were.

8: He will be remembered mostly for: | His migration paintings and his artistic mind.

9: What Would be his Epitaph on his grave? | Jacob Lawrence was a phenomenal artist with a determined mind. He will be dearly missed.

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  • Title: Jacob Lawrence: The Inspired Artist
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